Type
Journal Article

Barriers to family history knowledge and family communication among LGBTQ+ individuals in the context of hereditary cancer risk assessment

Authors:

Author Name(s)
Rolf, Bradley A.
Schneider, Jennifer L.
Amendola, Laura M.
Davis, James V.
Mittendorf, Kathleen F.
Schmidt, Mark A.
Jarvik, Gail P.
Wilfond, Benjamin S.
Goddard, Katrina A. B.
Ezzell Hunter, Jessica

Year:

Date
2021
Journal Book Publisher Name
Journal of Genetic Counseling

Description

Description

Participants who disclosed an LGBTQ+ identity in this study by Rolf and colleagues were more likely to report family dynamics with the potential to limit their family history knowledge and impair their access to or full benefit from cancer risk assessment.

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